The Ultimate Dublin Guide
Perfect for honeymooners interested in adventure, history and beauty!
If you’re searching for some of the best destinations to visit during your honeymoon, then you’ve landed on the right page!
After getting hitched with the love of your life, the next ideal plan is to spend some quality time with your partner, especially after all the wedding planning and preparations. The best way to do so is by finding the perfect honeymoon spot.
When it comes to honeymoon, many people would prefer to visit exotic islands where they can relax and enjoy the sunset together. However, if you’re one of the many couples who loves adventure, history plus enjoys great food, then here’s a place we have in mind for you – Dublin!
Fill your heart with Dublin
Dublin, a small city with a huge reputation to uphold, is the capital of The Republic of Ireland. It is located on the east coast of Ireland at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin is not only known for being the country’s centre of financial, commercial power and seat of culture, but it is also a warm and welcoming city, known for its friendliness of people surrounded with plenty of sightseeing options which turns out to be a great place to spend one’s honeymoon where you can witness some of the most beautiful sceneries in all of Ireland.
Make your honeymoon in Dublin an unforgettable memory by visiting these places:
The heart of historical Dublin
Take a trip back into history by visiting the famous Dublin Castle with over 800 years of Irish histories and memories within the castle itself. Dublin Castle still stands strong and mighty with its incredible structure that has been a witness to some of the most significant events in the country’s history. Visit the castle on a guided-tour including the many rooms in the castle, gardens, museums such as the Chapel Royal, and the Chester Beatty Library.
Visit the Guinness Store Factory
Guinness Store Factory, located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery is one of the biggest attraction sites in all of Ireland. The interior of the factory is designed exactly like a pint of Guinness itself, which is why it is known to be the largest pint in the world. Join a tour to the Guinness factory where you’ll get to learn almost everything about Irish brewing history, learning more about the Guinness family and how stout beer is crafted to perfection. At the end of the tour, visit the Gravity Bar, located on the 7th floor, where you can enjoy a refreshing pint of Guinness while enjoying a 360 degree view of Dublin skyline.
Trinity College Library
The Library of Trinity College, located in the heart of Dublin City with spectacular interior designs. A walk through the cobbled stones will definitely make you feel like you’re in the 18th century, when the old library building was constructed. Some of the many wonderful things for you to enjoy at the Trinity College Library is to take a Trinity Tour of the library which includes entry to the famous Book of Kells – a beautifully illuminated manuscript containing all of the four Gospels of the New Testaments that ages over a 1000 years old.
Abandoned Prison of Kilmainham Gaol
The Prison of Kilmainham Gaol may be an empty building now, but it is a must-visit place for all history lovers as it symbolises the traditional militant and constitutional nationalism from the rebellion that happened in 1798 to the Irish Civil Wars from 1922 to 1923. The tour takes about 45 to 50 minutes where you’ll learn more on the history of the prison along with the stories of how the inmates were treated poorly during that time. At the end of the tour, you’ll learn so much about the devastating time in Irish history.
Grand Canal Cruise: A 2-hour tour in Dublin
End your honeymoon with a romantic twist from the adventurous time in Ireland by going on a two hour cruise in Dublin on an eco-friendly, luxurious ship vessel. Watch the beautiful city as you float through the Grand Canal while enjoying a full bar service that offers you a range of drinks. What better way to end your honeymoon trip than a three-course gourmet meal in a luxurious dining saloon with such magnificent views of Ireland.
Image: Trinity College Library
Image: Guinness Store Factory
Image: Kilmainham Gaol
Image: Grand Canal
Sources: Encyclopedia Britannica, Lonely Planet, The Crazy Tourist